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March 2021, Vol. LXXXVIII, Number 2

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Letters to the Editor: March 2021

The Devil’s Counterpart... Last Man Standing... The Downside of Immortality... What About the Victims?... The Judiciary’s Deplorable Tilt to the Left... and more

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The News You May Have Missed: March 2021

Paying for Private... The Longest Layover... Scout Skirmish... Sasquatch Season... Feel-Good Food... Righteous Thief... Your 2021 Banished Words... and more

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Why the Modern Democratic State Needs Abortable Children

THE FETUS AS HOMO SACER — PART II

By Jason M. Morgan

Liberalism is, in its essence, universal sovereignty premised on the expendability, at the choosing of the individual, of life inside the individual’s sovereign domain.

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Fasting: A Personal Witness

COULD I REALLY GO NINE DAYS WITHOUT FOOD?

By Christopher Beiting

Religious fasting is a work of the Holy Spirit and must be done in the right spirit. One benefit is charitable, that is, the good it can do for others.

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Is Democracy a Transcendent Good?

DICTATORSHIP OF THE LOWEST COMMON DENOMINATOR

By Edwin Dyga

Conservatives must realize that placing human dignity at the center of their political programs may increasingly involve rejecting the vox populi.

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Imbergoglios or Standard Franciscan Procedure?

NEW OXFORD NOTEBOOK

By Pieter Vree

Pope Francis is entitled to his opinions, and he’s not shy about sharing them in front of microphones. But his opinions don’t equate to magisterial pronunciations.

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Fahrenheit 451. By Ray Bradbury.

LITERATURE MATTERS

By Michael S. Rose

If we continue to cede our lives to Hollywood and tech, we will fall prey to consumerism and become a vacuous people concerned with little more than our own amusements.

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Briefly Reviewed: March 2021

Here we review Because of Our Fathers: Twenty-Three Catholics Tell How Their Fathers Led Them to Christ, and Reclaiming Our Roman Catholic Birthright.

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Last Things: March 2021

By David Mills

Politics gives us a lovely way to externalize our virtue. Or so we feel. The world encourages us to see our votes as acts in defense of light and against darkness.

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